Category Archives: Our Catholic Identity

Thoughts about the Synod and simplifying the “annulment” process

At the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) Jesuit Thomas Reese is going out to the edge of the cliff:
Simplified annulment process coming from synod
This is part of the “lemmings to the cliff” dynamic being stirred by the Synod of the Media.
If … Continue reading

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More bile from CRUX

Crux Watch continues.  Are you starting to get a picture of what Crux is like? I am.
Here is a taste from today by Margery Eagan.  Tell me if this doesn’t drip bitterness and really make you want to adhere to the … Continue reading

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SHOCK! A Catholic bishop who speaks like – *gulp* – a Catholic bishop!

As you know, not to long ago Bp. Howard Hubbard was retired from his looooong tenure as Bishop of Albany.  He was succeeded by Bp. Edward Scharfenberger.
Recently Bp. Scharfenbeger gave a speech to an interfaith group in Albany.   At … Continue reading

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2015 Guide to Catholic colleges and universities

The world keeps on turning, even though an Extraordinary Synod is going on, and some of you readers out there are dealing with things that actually matter to you here and now.
Some of you are trying to figure out which … Continue reading

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Couple tells Pope about welcoming homosexual “couples” in parishes. Fr. Z muses.

You can expect that those who support Communion for the divorced and civilly remarried will find eager allies in those who support the homosexualist agenda.  The former are willing (or want) to detach the sexual act from marriage.  The latter … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Card. Burke our challenges and “authentic pastoral care”

His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke was interviewed by Vatican Radio about the “Five Cardinals Book” and about the Synod.
Compare and contrast with Card. Kasper’s recent interviews?  Night and day!  This is on an entirely different level.
Cardinal Burke: Christ’s truth is … Continue reading

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“Five Cardinals Book” in defense of marriage, tradition – Remaining in the Truth of Christ

UPDATE 10 Oct: Amazon seems to be selling out as fast as they are stocking. 
HOWEVER, the good news is that the book is available for KINDLE (USA) for $12.86, which is much less than the paperback. HERE  It was $9.99.   … Continue reading

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Over the top interview with Card. Kasper on the eve of the Synod

Yet another interview with Card. Kasper is available for your … what… edification?
His Eminence gave an interview to Il Quotidiano.  My translation:
“We will reach a wide consensus. I am not Nostradamus, but I believe, I hope that the line of mercy … Continue reading

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Lack of transparency during the Synod. A problem?

I am soooo glad that I’ll arrive in Rome with my pilgrimage group after the Synod is over.  I really wouldn’t like to be covering at all from a “press” point of view.
For instance, I noticed at Fishwrap this info tid bit … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper: Christ’s adultery language is offensive! Fr. Dodaro: No, it’s Christ’s tough love. POLL

Meanwhile, as the Synod is about to rev up.   This from CNA:
Cardinal Kasper: Adultery language is offensive, insulting
Rome, Italy, Oct 3, 2014 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In recent interviews, German Cardinal Walter Kasper suggested that while Church doctrine … Continue reading

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